AFS description: ‘Herps
– No 8679 (Waldenmaier 2016)
Single. Upright. COROLLA: three quarter flare, round shape, smooth
petal margins; opens purple (71A); matures dark reddish purple
(60B); 14mm (9/16") long x 15mm (9/16") wide. SEPALS are horizontal,
tips recurved; light rose (73C), tipped green upper surface; light
rose (73B) lower surface; 26mm (1") long x 11 (7/16") wide. TUBE is
white (155C); short & thick; 8mm (5/16”) long x 7mm (1/4") wide.
STAMENS extend 15mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; pink (62B) filaments
& dark rose (58C) anthers. PISTIL extends 20mm (3/4”) beyond the
corolla; pale rose (73D) style & light yellow (5C) stigma. BUD is
elongated. FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green
(138A) lower surface. Leaves are 50mm (2") long x 30mm (1 3/16")
wide, ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins,
stems & branches are green. PARENTAGE: ‘Herps Saar’ x ‘Prince Syray’.
Medium upright. Makes good upright. Prefers overhead filtered light.
Best bloom & foliage color in bright light. Tested 3 years in
Herpen, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering.
Distinguished by bloom color combination with horizontal facing